Snakebite murder: Husband Sooraj sentenced to life for Uthra’s killing

Crime The Additional Sessions Court in Kollam had two days ago held Sooraj guilty of using a cobra as a murder weapon to kill his wife Uthra.CrisUthra CaseThe Additional Sessions Court in Kollam of Kerala on Wednesday, October 13, sentenced...

Snakebite murder: Husband Sooraj sentenced to life for Uthra’s killing
 
 
 
THE Additional Sessions Court in Kollam on Wednesday sentenced Sooraj S Kumar to life imprisonment for murdering his wife Uthra using a cobra as a murder weapon.
 
The court has also imposed a fine of Rs 5 lakh on him. The Kerala court had pronounced its verdict in the case on October 11, holding Sooraj guilty of poisoning and murdering Uthra, his 25-year-old wife, on May 7, 2020, by making a snake bite her.
 
The prosecution had demanded the death penalty for Sooraj.